Chief Schenita Stewart Schenita is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police (ILACP), where she serves as a member of the ILACP Rethinking Responses to Common Calls for Service Committee, National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) and North Suburban Association of Chiefs of Police.

In addition, Chief Stewart holds a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from Chicago State University and has been a team member on the North Regional Major Crimes Task Force (NORTAF) from 2008 to 2018 serving as Team leader 2014 to 2018. Schenita serves as a Mentor in The Charmm’d Foundation’s Leadership Academy to further help others reach their full potential. Understanding the importance of building strong community relationships, Schenita currently teaches Community Relations to police recruits at the Suburban Law Enforcement Academy (SLEA).